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Sweet Cakes owner Aaron Klein

Oregon investigators: Bakery unlawfully discriminated against lesbian couple

Saturday, January 18, 2014
PORTLAND, Ore. -- A suburban Portland bakery violated the civil rights of a same-sex couple by refusing to bake a cake for the women's wedding, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries said Friday. [ Read more → ]

Bakers say gay activists used ‘mafia-style tactics’ to shut down their business

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
The owners of an Oregon bakery at the center of a complaint for refusing to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple are speaking out, and say gay rights activists used "militant" and "mean-spirited, mafia-style tactics" to shut down their business. [ Read more → ]
Sweet Cakes owner Aaron Klein

Bakery that refused wedding cake for lesbian couple closes its doors

Monday, September 2, 2013
GRESHAM, Ore. -- The Oregon bakery that is the target of a discrimination complaint for refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple's wedding, has closed its doors. [ Read more → ]
Sweet Cakes by Melissa, Gresham, Ore.

Gay couple files complaint against bakery for refusing wedding cake

Thursday, August 15, 2013
PORTLAND, Ore. — A same-sex couple in Oregon who tried to buy a cake for their wedding has filed a discrimination complaint against the bakery that turned them down on religious grounds. [ Read more → ]
Tom Klansnic

Oregon elementary school principal says he’s losing his job because he is gay

Friday, March 8, 2013
GRESHAM, Ore. — About a dozen parents and students wore pink T-shirts to the Thursday night school board meeting in Gresham in support of a principal who said he's losing his job because he's gay. [ Read more → ]

‘Ace of Cakes’ star offers free wedding cake to rejected Oregon gay couple

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Baltimore pastry chef Duff Goldman, star of Food Network's "Ace of Cakes," has offered to bake and deliver -- free of charge -- a wedding cake to the lesbian couple in Oregon who was denied service by a local bakery because they are gay. [ Read more → ]
Aaron Klein

Bakery under investigation for refusing wedding cake for same-sex couple

Sunday, February 3, 2013
GRESHAM, Ore. -- The Oregon Department of Justice is investigating a complaint that a bakery in Gresham, Ore., refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex wedding, a possible violation of an Oregon law that prohibits discrimination in places of public accommodation. [ Read more → ]
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